Welcome to the website of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM).

RaAM is an open community of researchers of metaphor, metonymy, and other forms of figurative expression. RaAM is interdisciplinary, welcomes a broad range of research methods, and focuses on application to real-world contexts.

Newsletter November 2020

Posted by RaAM on November 13th, 2020 at 14:10

RaAM’s newsletter no. 27 is out! It includes a message from the Chair, information about the upcoming RaAM conference in Vilnius, RaAM2020 Virtual conference reports, two “Metaphor Columns”, and much more! The newsletter is freely available from our website here:

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Call for papers RaAM14

Posted by RaAM on November 2nd, 2020 at 15:53

We are happy to announce the 14th conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM), which will take place 23-26 June 2021 both online and at Vilnius University, Lithuania. Its theme is “Metaphor and space”. 

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Bids for conference hosts now being accepted

Posted by RaAM on October 26th, 2020 at 9:30

Are you interested in hosting a future Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) annual conference at your institution? The RaAM Executive Committee (EC) invites bids to host the 2022 RaAM15 conference. The Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) is an international, non-political, and independent educational association that is now accepting bids to host the 2022 […]

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2020 EC elections: results

Posted by RaAM on June 29th, 2020 at 7:40

At the 13th RaAM conference, which took place online in June 2020 instead of at Hamar (Norway) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several positions on the RaAM Executive Committee (EC) were up for election.

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